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Conventional Weapons Stockpile Destruction, National Standards, GICHD, Small Arms Survey, Ammunition, International Ammunition Technical Guidelines, IATG, SafeGuard, Small Arms, Stockpile


Inadequately-managed ammunition poses the dual risk of accidental explosions of ammunition sites and diversion to illicit markets, resulting in humanitarian disasters and contributing to armed conflict, terrorism and crime.

To promote the effective, safe and secure management of ammunition stockpiles in accordance with the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG), the UN SaferGuard Programme has published this practical guide.

This Guide was co-authored by the GICHD and Small Arms Survey.

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A Guide to Developing National Standards-French Translation



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